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fire engine a large truck that carries firefighters and their tools to a fire. Fire engines usually have a ladder and a pump for spraying water or chemicals used to put out fires.
fire escape a metal stair or ladder used as an emergency exit in case of fire. Fire escapes are usually on the outside of buildings.
fire extinguisher a container for chemicals that can be sprayed on a fire to put it out.
firefighter someone who fights fires, either for pay or as a volunteer.
firefly an insect whose lower body flashes with light at night. A firefly is a kind of beetle.
firehouse a building in which equipment for fighting fires is kept and where firefighters meet; fire station.
fireman a male firefighter.
fireplace a brick or stone space in a room for making fires. A fireplace has a chimney, which keeps smoke from building up inside the room.
fireproof difficult or impossible to set on fire or to damage or destroy with fire.
fireside the area near a fireplace.
fire station a place where firefighters stay and where fire trucks and things to fight fires are kept.
fire up to get (something) burning, heating, or cooking. [2 definitions]
firewood wood that is burned for cooking or heating.
fireworks devices that burn or explode to make noise, bright lights, or brilliant colors. [2 definitions]
firm1 hard or solid when pressed; not soft. [2 definitions]
firm2 a business started by two or more people.
first before all others in time, importance, or quality. [5 definitions]
first aid emergency medical help given to a hurt or sick person while waiting for a doctor.
first baseman in baseball, the player whose position is at first base while the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that base.
first-class of the highest in quality; best. [2 definitions]
firsthand from the source; directly. [2 definitions]